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DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a 75-year-old man who is quite active in many sports, including tennis. About six weeks ago, I developed pain in the outside of my elbow, which the internet tells me is lateral epicondylitis. I've never had an injury, including fractures, that is so persistent. I seem to be no closer to resuming my sports activities. Could you write about the condition and what treatments have the best chance of success? — R.R.

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As you know, inflation heated up in 2021, following years of pretty stable — and low — numbers. And now, early in 2022, we’re still seeing elevated prices. As a consumer, you may need to adjust your activities somewhat, but as an investor, how should you respond to inflation?

Please mark the calendar and plan to enter the annual Rusk County Cherry Dessert Contest on Feb. 16, in honor of George Washington’s birthday. The contest will be held at the Rusk County Extension Meeting Room, 115 E. Fordall St. in Henderson.

New York Times data suggest that each day of 2021 the coronavirus killed an average of 131 Texans, while Right to Life of East Texas data suggest that each day of 2021 abortion killed an average of 118 Texans, even considering the Heartbeat Law that went into effect Sept. 1 — there is not a …

DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a 75-year-old man who is quite active in many sports, including tennis. About six weeks ago, I developed pain in the outside of my elbow, which the internet tells me is lateral epicondylitis. I've never had an injury, including fractures, that is so persistent. I seem to be no closer to resuming my sports activities. Could you write about the condition and what treatments have the best chance of success? — R.R.

The new year is underway, and many of us have money-related resolutions. If you stacked on a bit of debt over the holidays, you’re not alone. According to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Center for Microeconomic Data, total household debt increased by $286 billion in the third quarter of 2021.

There was a movie released in 1963 by Alfred Hitchcock called “The Birds.” In the movie, a huge assault starts on the town by attacking birds. Those who have watched the movie never forget it, and leave it to Smitty at Smitty’s Firearms to remind us of it during a conversation where he was t…

DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a 75-year-old man who is quite active in many sports, including tennis. About six weeks ago, I developed pain in the outside of my elbow, which the internet tells me is lateral epicondylitis. I've never had an injury, including fractures, that is so persistent. I seem to be no closer to resuming my sports activities. Could you write about the condition and what treatments have the best chance of success? — R.R.

The Kilgore College Rangerettes are just as much of a tradition at the Cotton Bowl as the football game itself. The Rangerettes performed at the Cotton Bowl, pitting Alabama against Cincinnati in the College Football Playoff, on Friday. It was the Rangerettes’ 72nd performance at the Cotton …

Lisa White shared this photo, saying “Our church (Go Forth Baptist Church) here in Kilgore went and visited our local Dayhab (special needs center). We had Deputy Hughes escort Santa in as we handed out gifts before their Christmas Party. Thought I’d share. I feel like that’s what Christmas …

When you invest, you incur risk — there’s no avoiding it. But the concept of “risk” may be more expansive than you realized. And by understanding the different types of investment risk and how these risks can be addressed, you can improve your skills as an investor.

It’s a new year! 2022 is here! Dig out those black-eyed peas, cabbage, pork and cornbread and eat until you can eat no more. Black-eyed peas for luck, cabbage (or greens) for money, pork to move forward (pigs always root forward not backwards) and cornbread for gold! Then for good measure, d…

The Jan. 1 change of our calendar year can bring to mind any number of traditions: attending New Year’s Eve parties, watching the Times Square ball-drop, singing “Auld Lang Syne,” making New Year’s resolutions, eating pickled herring in sour cream sauce, eating black-eyed peas and watching c…